Rank #1: The Promise Of A Covid-19 Vaccine: Where Things Stand And What Comes Next
Diane talks with Caroline Chen, health care for ProPublica.
Jul 30 2020
Rank #2: Will The President Accept The Election Results In November?
The country's peaceful succession of power is usually a given, but President Trump, when asked if he would accept the election results on Fox News recently, responded "we'll see." What does that mean? How do we prepare? Diane spoke with Lawrence Douglas, author of "Will He Go? Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020.”
Jul 28 2020
Rank #3: The Trump Administration Deploys Federal Forces To U.S. Cities
Diane talks with Zolan Kanno-Youngs, New York Times homeland security correspondent, about who these federal agents are and why the move is sparking outrage.
Jul 24 2020
Rank #5: A Big Problem With The U.S. Response To Covid-19? Data Management
From data collection to insurance coverage: how our fragmented health care system complicates the country's ability to track the spread of Covid-19. And why the Trump administration's new rule change for how hospitals report information might make it worse. Diane talks to Sarah Kliff, investigative reporter for The New York Times.
Jul 17 2020
Rank #6: The U.S. Covid Response: “It’s Chaos. Anyone Who Says Otherwise Isn’t Paying Attention.”
Global health expert Laurie Garrett on the United States' bungled response to the pandemic, and why she says time might be running out to contain the virus.
Jul 14 2020
Rank #7: The Supreme Court Rules On Presidential Powers And Trump’s Taxes
Diane talks to David Corn, Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones, about what this week's Supreme Court rulings mean for limits on presidential power and the fate of President Trump's tax returns.
Jul 10 2020
Rank #8: The Tough Choices Facing Schools This Fall
New York Times education reporter Dana Goldstein on whether schools will reopen this fall -- and the impact on students and families if they don't.
Jul 07 2020
Rank #9: Revisiting America’s Founding Principles In The Age Coronavirus
Harvard Professor Danielle Allen on what a democratic response to the pandemic would look like, and why this country has fallen short.
Jul 03 2020
Rank #10: Understanding China’s Long Quest To Be A Superpower
Diane talks with journalist Michael Schuman, author of the new book "Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of The World."
Jun 30 2020